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The Economy & You

The Economy & You (Opportunities for SMEs in the Agric Value Chain).

Thu 6th Aug 2015

The Agricultural sector remains the most important non-oil sector, contributing about 40% to Nigeria’s GDP and employing about 70% of the country labour force (NBS, 2010). Opportunities in the Agric-Value chain is however yet to be fully exploited. With agro-allied industries spanning its services from production, manufacturing, agro-inputs (fertilizers, pesticides, etc.), packaging and distribution besides extension of credit facilities for agricultural investment, the market potential in Nigeria is huge. Join us as Mr. Kayode Faleti – An economist, financial services & agribusiness development specialist and a senior program manager in charge of the southern regional office of USAID opens up the possibilities that exist for SMEs in the Agric Value chain and start the conversation on how agribusiness impacts on the Economy and You!

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